MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT



VIETNAM VETERANS of AMERICA
UTICA NY LOCAL CHAPTER #944

P.O. BOX 4444
UTICA, NY 13504

To all Members,

VVA Chapter 944 has scheduled a general meeting on Tuesday August 8th at 13:00 hours at the VFW Canton Post 1231. All members and guests are welcomed to attend.

VFW Canton Post 1231---34 Gouverneur St--Canton, NY 13617.

A great time to meet our brothers in the North Country.


UP COMING EVENTS


FUTURE PLANS, ACTIVITIES, (COMMUNITY EVENTS)

O/C Veterans Meeting-----------------------------TBA

DAV Chapter 82 Mtg-----------------------------TBA - 12:00 hrs- AL Post 229

VVA NYS Council Mtg------------------------ Sept 17th - Owego. NY

Ava Dorfman 50th Commemorative Pinning----- Aug 24th 13:00 hrs Rome, NY

Grassdrag Nationals----------------------- Sept 23rd Bouckville, NY

Gold Star Mothers Day--------------------- Sept 24th Utica,NY

Wash DC Visit-------------------------------Sep 27th-Oct 1st - Honor Flight #10















Other Veterans Events




Useful links for Veterans


Useful links for Veterans

The new contact information for the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) is:
National Personnel Records Center
1 Archives Drive
St. Louis MO 63138-1002
Telephone: 314-801-0800
Fax: 314-801-9195
E-mail: MPR.center@nara.gov
The majority of NRPC personnel have moved to their new location and the military per-sonnel records are in the process of moving. The entire move should be completed by the end of Summer 2012.
As a reminder, the preferred method of submitting a request to NPRC is via the internet, eliminating mailroom processing time. You can access this application at:
http://www.archives.gov/veterans/militrary-service-records/




Federal Benefits for Veterans
Dependants & Survivors
2011 Edition: http://www1.va.gov/opa/publications/benefits_book/federal_benefits.pdf




New York State Council
http://nyvietnamvets.org/





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Chapter Address and Meeting Location

CHAPTER 944
PO BOX 4444
UTICA, NY 13504

PHONE 315 - 738 - 1402

MEETING HELD
2ND MONDAY AT 1:PM

AMERICAN LEGION POST 229
409 HERKIMER ROAD
UTICA, NY



Chapter Officers

President: Thomas Buono
Vice President: Larry Badger
Secretary: Chet Malcolm
Treasurer: Dennis Breheny
Director 1: Joe Fraccola
Director 2: Richard Mitchell
Color Guard Dir: Chet Malcolm
Chaplain: Jay Cottet
Sgt Arms: Ed Washburn

Chapter Events

Color Guard schedule:

Ava Dorfman Center-------Aug 24th -------13:00hrs-Rome, NY

Grassdrag Nationals------Sept 23rd-------11:00hrs-Bouckville

Gold Star Mothers Day----Sept 24th-------14:00hrs-Utica